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Dow Futures Wobble as U.S.-China Trade War Escalates Ahead of Critical Talks

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) posted narrow gains in aftermarket trading Wednesday, as the threat of an escalating trade war between the United States and China continued to weigh. Dow Futures Rise; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow Futures contracts on all three major U.S. indexes rose slightly in overnight trading, with the Dow Jones mini climbing 57 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures added 0.3% and the Nasdaq 100 contract climbed 0.3%. Dow Jones futures point to modest open for U.S. stocks on Wednesday. | Chart: Bloomberg Equities…

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Don’t Blame the Fed or Tariffs Alone for this Stock Market Rout

Corporate earnings season is underway, and fundamentals are driving the stock market more than usual because valuations are so lofty already. | Source: Shutterstock Stock market investors who were expecting that the Fed would be more accommodating with its monetary policy or that trade talks between the U.S. and China would go swimmingly were in for a rude awakening. Instead, they got a one-two punch comprised of a mere quarter-point interest rate cut and threats of more tariffs on China rather than any compromise. But if you take a step…

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Is the Trade Deal Enough to Revitalize the Market?

Throughout the past five days, amidst reports about the Federal Reserve’s reluctance towards raising the interest rate, the Dow Jones has breached the 26,000-point mark for the first time since March 1. The Dow suffered early last week due to the steep sell-off of the Boeing stock, which is estimated to have cost the Dow more than 300 points but it briefly broke out of 26,000 points on March 19, showing signs of a potential short-term rally. 6-Month Chart of the Dow Jones (Source: Yahoo Finance) Join CCN for $9.99…

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Hong Kong is Another Loser in the US-China Trade War

Eric Lam reports for Bloomberg: “The trade war between the U.S. and China and slowing retail sales dragged Hong Kong’s economic growth down at the end of last year, with exports showing almost ‘zero growth.’” What’s astounding to me is that the people of the world accept that peaceful acts of commerce between consenting adults is any of the U.S. federal government’s business. Tariffs Are A Form of Dictatorship Willis C. Hawley (left) and Reed Smoot in April 1929, shortly before the Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act passed the House of Representatives….

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Dow Jones Surged 1.49% But Harvard Professor Says Full Trade Deal Unlikely, Market Shock is a Possibility

On February 12, the Dow Jones surged by more than 500 points by 1.49 percent following optimistic forecasts on U.S.-China trade talks. The S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and Dow Jones all recorded strong gains in the past month, recovering by nearly 6 percent in a short time frame. However, Mark Wu, a Harvard Law School professor, said that a full comprehensive trade deal by March 1 is highly unlikely due to a wide range of variables that could affect ongoing trade discussions. Dow Jones Could Feel Market Shock if No…

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U.S. Stocks Plunge as Nasdaq Approaches Bear Market

U.S. stocks declined sharply on Thursday, with the Nasdaq Composite Index flirting with bear-market conditions for the first time since 2009. Stock Selloff Deepens All of Wall Street’s major indexes headed for deep losses, extending a week-long losing streak that threatens to unravel a decade-long bull market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 400 points toward new yearly lows. At the time of writing, 27 of 30 index members had reported losses. The broader S&P 500 Index plunged 1.6% to 2,466.84, where it was on track for its…

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